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Consensus Organizing Building Communities of Mutual Self Interest

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ISBN-10: 1412926599

ISBN-13: 9781412926591

Edition: 2007

Authors: Mike Eichler

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The first new form of community organizing since Saul Alinsky, this book connects the poor to the rest of society. Written in a logical, teachable, and pragmatic style, Consensus Organizing: Building Communities of Mutual Self Interest is a model of social change for the 21st century. Through real examples, author Mike Eichler illustrates how anyone can practice consensus organizing and help the poor, forgotten, and disempowered. Key Features: Makes the experience of consensus organizing come alive: Many illustrative case studies that are both poignant and humorous show readers how key concepts are applied to real-life situations. The author shares his twenty-five years of…    
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Book details

List price: $72.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.276

Jill Rudd (Ph.D., M.A. & B.B.A., Kent State University) teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in: interpersonal theory; mediation and collaboration decision-making; negotiation; communication & marketing; leadership; persuasion; intercultural communication. In addition to her teaching, Rudd professional experience includes conducting group research and negotiation facilitation workshops for companies such as Chrysler Corporation, Duquesne Light Company, Furon Corporation, Ohio Department of Development, Education 2000, and the Dayton Performing Arts. She was the Associate Editor of Communication Monographs (1998-2001) and is on the editorial boards of Communication Research Reports and…    

Introduction
Community Organizing: Conflict and Consensus
Evolution of Consensus Organizing
Issues Analysis
Program Design
Cultural Competency in Consensus Organizing
Consensus Organizing Strategy and Tactics
Developing External Relationships
Forming Partnerships
Building Personal Relationship
Building Institutional Relationships
Developing Young Organizers
Using Consensus Organizing in Other Professions
The Future of Consensus Organizing
"Answers" to Reflection Questions
Epilogue